American Studies Products

  • Pronouns, Presuppositions, and Hierarchies

    The Work of Eloise Jelinek in Context, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Carnie, Heidi Harley

    Eloise Jelinek was a leading authority on syntactic and semantic theory, information structure, and several Native American languages (including Lummi, Yaqui, and Navajo). She was one of the very first generative linguists who brought the theoretical implications of the properties of typologically…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • Nature, Class, and New Deal Literature

    The Country Poor in the Great Depression, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Fender

    Working through close rhetorical analysis of everything from fiction and journalism to documents and documentaries, this book looks at how popular memory favors the country Depression over the economic crisis in the nation’s cities and factories. Over eighty years after it happened, the Depression…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

  • The Routledge Handbook of the History of Race and the American Military

    1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey Jensen

    The Routledge Handbook of the History of Race and the American Military provides an important overview of the main themes surrounding race in the American military establishment from the French and Indian War to the present day. By broadly incorporating the latest research on race and ethnicity…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge History Handbooks

  • Auto/Biography in the Americas

    Relational Lives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ricia A. Chansky

    Auto/Biography in the Americas: Relational Lives brings together scholars from disparate geographic regions, cultural perspectives, linguistic frameworks, and disciplinary backgrounds to explore what connects narrated lives in the Americas. By interweaving scholarship on Afro-diasporic…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • The First American School of Sociology

    W.E.B. Du Bois and the Atlanta Sociological Laboratory, 1st Edition

    By Earl Wright II

    This book offers an original and rounded examination of the origin and sociological contributions of one of the most significant, yet continuously ignored, programs of social science research ever established in the United States: the Atlanta Sociological Laboratory. Under the leadership of W.E.B.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the African Diaspora

    Travelling Blackness, 1st Edition

    By Manoucheka Celeste

    Winner of the National Communication Association's 2018 Diamond Anniversary Book Award With the exception of slave narratives, there are few stories of black international migration in U.S. news and popular culture. This book is interested in stratified immigrant experiences, diverse black…

    Paperback – 2018-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Transformations in Race and Media

  • The Myth of Post-Racialism in Television News

    1st Edition

    By Libby Lewis

    This book explores the written and unwritten requirements Black journalists face in their efforts to get and keep jobs in television news. Informed by interviews with journalists themselves, Lewis examines how raced Black journalists and their journalism organizations process their circumstances…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • African Americans and Gentrification in Washington, D.C.

    Race, Class and Social Justice in the Nation’s Capital, 1st Edition

    By Sabiyha Prince

    This book uses qualitative data to explore the experiences and ideas of African Americans confronting and constructing gentrification in Washington, D.C. It contextualizes Black Washingtonians’ perspectives on belonging and attachment during a marked period of urban restructuring and demographic…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge
    Urban Anthropology

  • Handbook of Library Training Practice and Development

    Volume Three, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Brine

    Librarians must now work at a different level from that required 20 years ago, but the training available is not always appropriate or accessible to all. The authors of this volume have responded to this significant and continuing change within the profession by offering a much-needed guide to best…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Museums, Heritage and Indigenous Voice

    Decolonizing Engagement, 1st Edition

    By Bryony Onciul

    Current discourse on Indigenous engagement in museum studies is often dominated by curatorial and academic perspectives, in which community voice, viewpoints, and reflections on their collaborations can be under-represented. This book provides a unique look at Indigenous perspectives on museum…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Rethinking the American Prison Movement

    1st Edition

    By Dan Berger, Toussaint Losier

    Rethinking the American Prison Movement provides a short, accessible overview of the transformational and ongoing struggles against America’s prison system. Dan Berger and Toussaint Losier show that prisoners have used strikes, lawsuits, uprisings, writings, and diverse coalitions with free-world…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • Unarchived Histories

    The "mad" and the "trifling" in the colonial and postcolonial world, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gyanendra Pandey

    For some time now, scholars have recognized the archive less as a neutral repository of documents of the past, and rather more as a politically interested representation of it, and recognized that the very act of archiving is accompanied by a process of un-archiving. Michel Foucault pointed to "…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

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